KGF – Chapter 2 was released on screens yesterday, following a lot of hype and promotion. With a worldwide release on 10,000 screens, the film’s box office predictions were at an all-time high. KGF 2 launched on a resounding note with audiences thronging cinema halls, living up to the hype.
The film collected 53.95 cr nett on day one which is the highest ever opening for a Hindi film. However, the collections dropped today by 18% as per early trends and should collect around 43-44 cr nett. This drop was expected after the holiday yesterday and such a mammoth opening. The film should again grow on Sunday for a mammoth 170 cr net plus the weekend.
Here’s the day one breakdown of all India business:
Hindi (including regional in Hindi circuits) – 53,95,00,000
Karnataka – 20,00,00,000
Nizam / Andhra – 25,00,00,000
Tamil Nadu – 8,00,00,000
Kerala – 6,00,00,000
TOTAL – 1,12,00,00,000
GROSS BOX OFFICE – 1,35,00,00,000
Helmed by Prashanth Neel, the film stars Yash as Rocky, Sanjay Dutt as Adheera, Rocky’s nemesis. The film also stars Raveena Tandon Srinidhi Shetty, Prakash Raj in pivotal roles. The film has been released in theatres in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam.